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European Motorcycles

Motorcycle Historians and Researchers

Howard Burrows
Howard has considerable expertise in the field and has collaborated on many projects with like-minded enthusiasts. He is constantly adding digital versions of his extensive personal collection to the following page and others:
Flattank on Flikr


OcchioLungo
I hesitate to mention Pete Young as if you visit his site you may think you've followed Alice down the rabbit hole. Honorable mention. (1)
OcchioLungo


Sergio Scalerandi
Sergio, who hails from Argentina, has contributed numerous articles on rare and interesting machines. He tends to react with some embarrassment if referred to as an historian, so let's just say he's an ardent and thorough multilingual researcher.
Sergio Scalerandi


Murray Barnard has developed one of the most venerable motorcycle sites on the internet, which includes a detailed listing of most Russian and almost all known Australian marques.
Ozebook


Hartmut Schouwer
Contributed many articles on NSU and other marques written mostly in the 1990s.
Hartmut Schouwer


Andrew Aborygeniusz
Whilst not actually a motorcycle researcher, Andrew (Melbourne, Australia) has supplied many rare and interesting images, in particular from Eastern Bloc countries. His specialty is photographic art and he has compiled galleries consisting of tens of thousands of high quality images.
Andrew Aborygeniusz


Denis Quinlan, aka Velobanjogent, a very knowledgeable contributor from Australia.
Denis Quinlan


Eric Tindal, marque specialist from the VMCC supplied information on the Moto Reve and other machines.


Isabelle Bracquemond, secretary of the Indian Motorcycle Club, France, supplied many historical photographs sourced from the BNF. She is a frequent contributor to the forums.
Isabelle Bracquemond


Labros Skartis
Author of papers and articles on Greek history.
Labros Skartis


Pal Negyesi
Journalist and Hungarian marque specialist.
Pal Negyesi


Phil Aynsley has photographically documented a vast number of motorcycles in museums and collections around the world. A walking encyclopedia of the Italian diaspora, his image descriptions are collated from owners and curators.
Phil Aynsley


Many more historians and marque specialists not specifically mentioned here are referenced on the pages devoted to museums and collections.
Museums

Notes
1. Intended as humour, but sometimes it fails to translate. No disrespect intended, quite the opposite.


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